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Barn OK, but no vineyard for meadow preserve

Original post made on Jan 26, 2012

==B Portola Valley:== This is an expanded version of a previously posted story.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, January 26, 2012, 11:29 AM

Comments (4)

Posted by Their Property, a resident of Portola Valley: Ladera
on Jan 26, 2012 at 11:46 am

I think the operative word here is "their property". It's nice that a few folks get to have their say, in the sake of transparency but c'mon! Who's paying the taxes on this property? Who paid for it in the first place? If you want more meadow preserves and deep grass, go buy some property adjacent to the Open Space Tract and go to town. This is someone else's property, we're lucky that the discussion is only about a vineyard, pool and barn!


Posted by Some Guy, a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Jan 26, 2012 at 12:33 pm

Socialism rearing it's ugly head.
So much for 'America, land of the free' in California.
If I owned that land, I would forgo the barn, and just store everything I would put in the barn near the property line by the main road. See how long they oppose the barn then.


Posted by local resident, a resident of Portola Valley: Brookside Park
on Jan 27, 2012 at 7:23 am

NOT THAT I MIND TOO MUCH WHAT IS PLANNED, BUT WHAT ABOUT A RESIDENCE? IS NO ONE GOING TO LIVE THERE? WHO WILL WATCHOVER THE CROPS, ARTIST'S IN THE STUDIO, & THOSE SWIMMING ? wILL THIS JUST BE A "DAY CAMP" OF SORTS?


Posted by Dave Boyce, Almanac staff writer
on Jan 27, 2012 at 9:04 am

Dave Boyce is a registered user.

The property is developed, including with a residence, elsewhere on its 229 acres.


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